Afshan Subohi

The food challenge

The food challenge

Federal and provincial authorities expect no major disruptions in the supply of essential food items. Updated 01 Dec, 2020 09:52am
After the vaccine

After the vaccine

Businesses seem optimistic partially because of the country’s performance since the outbreak of the pandemic early this year. Updated 24 Nov, 2020 09:14am
Reko Diq: Saga of bliss or bane?

Reko Diq: Saga of bliss or bane?

The value of extractable mineral wealth of Reko Diq alone is estimated to run into billions of dollars. Updated 16 Nov, 2020 09:04pm
Bracing for lockdown 2.0

Bracing for lockdown 2.0

The govt and the private sector are in perfect denial and not yet ready to even acknowledge the existence of a grave possibility. Updated 09 Nov, 2020 08:55am
‘Tis the season for business

‘Tis the season for business

Despite the squeeze on family income in a sagging economy, the market is witnessing a spike in consumer demand. Updated 26 Oct, 2020 08:58am
Dubious economic nobility

Dubious economic nobility

Nobel in economics is awarded mostly to economists from top Western universities. Updated 19 Oct, 2020 08:17am
Media and the corporate truth

Media and the corporate truth

The trust deficit between the media and the corporate sector is said to be a reason for scant coverage of boardroom discussions. Updated 12 Oct, 2020 08:35am
Rotten to the bone

Rotten to the bone

The anti-encroachment drive in Karachi is a cruel exercise in futility. Updated 07 Sep, 2020 10:09am
How quickly can firms bounce back?

How quickly can firms bounce back?

About 3-5pc of big businesses in Pakistan did manage to make adjustments to ride through the tough phase comparatively unscathed. Updated 10 Aug, 2020 08:11am
CPEC 2.0: full speed ahead

CPEC 2.0: full speed ahead

Independent experts found the assumption that the Chinese prefer a particular political party in Pakistan baseless. Updated 27 Jul, 2020 09:02am
Traders left at their wits’ end

Traders left at their wits’ end

"The government is perceived as an alien entity when it turns a blind eye to people’s compelling problems". Updated 06 Jul, 2020 08:17am